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Antibody and Antigen

Antibodies are host proteins that serve as the first response to the immune system and comprise the principal effectors of the adaptive immune system. They are produced in response to molecules and organisms, which they ultimately neutralize or eliminate. 251 more words


Bad guys, bad news, bad day

Hello, friends. How are you? I assume you are doing better than I am.

More bad news. Today we were visited by two new villains who claim to be B cell and his sidekick Memory B-cell because B cell is kind of forgetful. 237 more words

More About Me

Before I start with my story, let’s get to know what exactly a pathogen is.

A pathogen is an infectious invader that causes illness to its host (the body in this case). 99 more words

Why do humans have different blood types?

Why do humans have different blood types?

  Where do different blood types come from, and what do they do? Why do 40% of Caucasians have type A blood, while only 27% of Asians do? 2,536 more words

Health And Well-Being

Antibody Drug Conjugates: Emerging Therapeutics Leading to Personalized Medicine for Cancer Treatment

By Venkata Kashyap Yellepeddi and Rakesh Gollen

Antibody-drug conjugates (ADCs) belong to a new class of targeted cell immunotherapeutics mostly developed for the effective treatment of cancer. 570 more words

Current Perspectives

Will Lu-177-anti-PSMA be the next Xofigo?

Xofigo® (radium Ra-223 dichoride) has been a game-changer in the treatment of prostate cancer metastatic to bone. Not only does it provide significant pain palliation and reduce skeletal-related adverse events, but it slows down progression of the disease, increasing median survival by about 30 percent. 903 more words